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Funimation Streams Buddy Complex Conclusion Specials

posted on by Karen Ressler
1st half now available for subscribers

North American distributor Funimation Entertainment announced on Monday that it will stream the two-part conclusion to the Buddy Complex anime, Buddy Complex: Into the Skies of Tomorrow (Buddy Complex Kanketsu-hen -Ano Sora ni Kaeru Mirai de-). The first half is already available streaming for Funimation subscribers and the second half will launch for subscribers on Tuesday, September 30 at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

The first part premiered on Tokyo MX on Monday and the second part will premiere on Tuesday. Both parts will stream on BandaiChannel for free from October 1 through October 8, and then ship on Blu-ray in Japan on November 21 along with a English subtitles, a drama CD, special booklet, and smart phone game code.

The special's website describes the story, which contains spoilers for the ending of the earlier television series:

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Aoba, along with Dio, set free Hina from the chains of fate and chose to live in a new future. Around this time in Zogilia, a mysterious man who harbors hatred for Aoba secretly begins to make his move ….

The new anime will feature the main cast and staff from the television series.

  • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Aoba Watase 
  • Kouki Uchiyama as Jyunyou Dio Weinberg 
  • Saori Hayami as Hina Yumihara 

  • Original creator: Hajime Yatate 
  • Director: Yasuhiro Tanabe 
  • Series Composition: BC Project 
  • Character Design/Animation Director: Tomoshige Inayoshi, Asako Inayoshi
  • Mechanical design: Kanta Suzuki, Tomohiro Kawahara, Hiroyuki Taiga, Hiroki Tokuda
  • Music: Tatsuya Katou 
  • Animation Production: Sunrise

The robot anime revolves around two boys, Aoba and Dio, in a war brewing in the future. It premiered in January, and both Funimation and Daisuki streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.


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